Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …

Proud to be Jesuit educated

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is promoting Jesuit education this admissions season with a new website and a video promoting the unique features of a Jesuit education. The video features students from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities — including Detroit Mercy— on their campuses across the country …

Titan comes home to oversee archdiocese schools

It’s Catholic Schools Week, a week that promotes the important role of Catholic schools in today’s educational system.  The superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Detroit is a Titan: Kevin Kijewski ’03, and he credits his love of Catholic education with his experience at Detroit Mercy. “I got …

Get to know: Richard ’73 and Penny ’66 Persiani, making a world of difference

How they met Richard and Penny Persiani met the way a couple might meet in a romantic comedy. The two did not know each other, but each were teaching part-time at Detroit Mercy Dental when they got into an elevator together. The elevator stopped between floors and maintenance had to …